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Security Management Advanced

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Security Management Advanced

Security Management Advanced Course

This advanced security management course is relevant to those with experience in, or seeking to enter the Armed Forces, police units or Special Forces, as well as security services such as close personal protection or MI5.

Our security management advanced training course expands on the information in our Level 3 Security Management Course, covering more advanced aspects of security management including personnel security, crisis management, protection of sensitive information, corruption and compliance, and future trends in security. It also discusses manpower management, leadership skills and the roles and responsibilities of a security supervisor.

This course will help prepare you for roles in security management, from a door handler or bodyguard, to a security or intelligence officer. You could move into a directory role or that of a chief security officer, or even start your own security management business.

 

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills (National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

This course consists of the following 10 units:

Unit 1: Roles & Responsibilities of a Security Supervisor

This module aims to provide:
•    a general understanding of the scope and definitions of security and security management
•    understanding of the responsibilities of a Security Supervisor role
•    understanding and knowledge of the constituent parts of an organisation’s Security System
•    the necessary understanding to identify and address risks
•    knowledge of how to determine any individual protection needs

Unit 2: The Key Principles of Security

By the time you have completed this module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security including:
•    How to identify and categorise potential security threats
•    Threat, vulnerability, risk and impact
•    The purpose of controls
•    Key aspects of risk management & physical premises security
•    The principles of security audits and surveys
•    How to procure security contractors & equipment
•    Key security procedures & documentation
•    Key aspects of personal safety and security issues
•    Key issues and facts on terrorism

Unit 3: Principles & Practices

By the end of this lesson you will be able to understand and explain the principles and practices relating to:
•    Personnel security
•    Physical security
•    Information security
•    Crisis management
•    Contingency planning
•    Investigations
•    Conducting an overview of security as a whole

Unit 4: Security Surveying

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and be able to explain the key principles of Security Surveys including:
•    The Purpose of a Security Survey
•    Sequencing a Survey & Survey Methodology
•    Determining Survey Scope
•    Planning and Research
•    Surveying Field Work

Unit 5: Security Design

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security design including:
•    Security Design & the Environment
•    Perimeter Security Design Principles
•    Buildings Security Design Principles
•    Crime & Loss Prevention
•    Presentation and Report Writing
•    Product Tampering & Extortion
•    Dealing with Protest Activity

Unit 6: Security Operations Management 

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security Operations Management including:
•    Access Management
•    Protection of At-Risk Personnel
•    Crisis Management
•    Selecting a Guarding Contractor
•    Outline Criteria for Pre-bid Meeting to Ensure Comprehensiveness & Appropriateness of Implementation
•    Managing the Contractor Bid Process
•    Overseeing the Installation of Physical Security Technology
•    Crime and managing Internal Crime

Unit 7: Security Project Management

By the time you have completed this module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of Security Project Management:
•    Including
•    Perimeter Security
•    Premises Security
•    CCTV
•    Specialist Security Areas
•    Special Storage Areas
•    Security of High-Rise Buildings
•    Business Continuity Management
•    Protection of Sensitive Information

Unit 8: Security Risk Management

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of Security Risk Management including:
•    Security Risk Analysis
•    Vulnerability Analysis
•    Fraud Risk Management
•    Protecting at Risk Personnel
•    Managing Investigations and Interviewing
•    Business Expansion - Security Consideration

Unit 9: Manpower Management

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the Key Principles of Manpower Management including:
•    Leadership Skills
•    Time Management
•    Manpower Selection
•    Leadership & Motivation
•    Background Screening and Integrity Testing
•    Teamwork
•    Motivation
•    Delegation
•    Communication
•    Performance Reviews
•    Employment Law.
•    Managing Guarding Operations

Unit 10: Regulation and human rights

By the time you have completed the module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of regulation and human rights in the context of the security industry including:
•    Ethics
•    Appropriate Regulatory Authorities
•    Corruption & Compliance
•    Change Management
•    Future Trends in Security

 

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Security Management Advanced Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Security Management Advanced

Security Management Advanced Course

This advanced security management course is relevant to those with experience in, or seeking to enter the Armed Forces, police units or Special Forces, as well as security services such as close personal protection or MI5.

Our security management advanced training course expands on the information in our Level 3 Security Management Course, covering more advanced aspects of security management including personnel security, crisis management, protection of sensitive information, corruption and compliance, and future trends in security. It also discusses manpower management, leadership skills and the roles and responsibilities of a security supervisor.

This course will help prepare you for roles in security management, from a door handler or bodyguard, to a security or intelligence officer. You could move into a directory role or that of a chief security officer, or even start your own security management business.

 

Modules

This course consists of the following 10 units:

Unit 1: Roles & Responsibilities of a Security Supervisor

This module aims to provide:
•    a general understanding of the scope and definitions of security and security management
•    understanding of the responsibilities of a Security Supervisor role
•    understanding and knowledge of the constituent parts of an organisation’s Security System
•    the necessary understanding to identify and address risks
•    knowledge of how to determine any individual protection needs

Unit 2: The Key Principles of Security

By the time you have completed this module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security including:
•    How to identify and categorise potential security threats
•    Threat, vulnerability, risk and impact
•    The purpose of controls
•    Key aspects of risk management & physical premises security
•    The principles of security audits and surveys
•    How to procure security contractors & equipment
•    Key security procedures & documentation
•    Key aspects of personal safety and security issues
•    Key issues and facts on terrorism

Unit 3: Principles & Practices

By the end of this lesson you will be able to understand and explain the principles and practices relating to:
•    Personnel security
•    Physical security
•    Information security
•    Crisis management
•    Contingency planning
•    Investigations
•    Conducting an overview of security as a whole

Unit 4: Security Surveying

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and be able to explain the key principles of Security Surveys including:
•    The Purpose of a Security Survey
•    Sequencing a Survey & Survey Methodology
•    Determining Survey Scope
•    Planning and Research
•    Surveying Field Work

Unit 5: Security Design

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security design including:
•    Security Design & the Environment
•    Perimeter Security Design Principles
•    Buildings Security Design Principles
•    Crime & Loss Prevention
•    Presentation and Report Writing
•    Product Tampering & Extortion
•    Dealing with Protest Activity

Unit 6: Security Operations Management 

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of security Operations Management including:
•    Access Management
•    Protection of At-Risk Personnel
•    Crisis Management
•    Selecting a Guarding Contractor
•    Outline Criteria for Pre-bid Meeting to Ensure Comprehensiveness & Appropriateness of Implementation
•    Managing the Contractor Bid Process
•    Overseeing the Installation of Physical Security Technology
•    Crime and managing Internal Crime

Unit 7: Security Project Management

By the time you have completed this module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of Security Project Management:
•    Including
•    Perimeter Security
•    Premises Security
•    CCTV
•    Specialist Security Areas
•    Special Storage Areas
•    Security of High-Rise Buildings
•    Business Continuity Management
•    Protection of Sensitive Information

Unit 8: Security Risk Management

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of Security Risk Management including:
•    Security Risk Analysis
•    Vulnerability Analysis
•    Fraud Risk Management
•    Protecting at Risk Personnel
•    Managing Investigations and Interviewing
•    Business Expansion - Security Consideration

Unit 9: Manpower Management

By the time you have completed this module, you will be able to understand and explain the Key Principles of Manpower Management including:
•    Leadership Skills
•    Time Management
•    Manpower Selection
•    Leadership & Motivation
•    Background Screening and Integrity Testing
•    Teamwork
•    Motivation
•    Delegation
•    Communication
•    Performance Reviews
•    Employment Law.
•    Managing Guarding Operations

Unit 10: Regulation and human rights

By the time you have completed the module you will be able to understand and explain the key principles of regulation and human rights in the context of the security industry including:
•    Ethics
•    Appropriate Regulatory Authorities
•    Corruption & Compliance
•    Change Management
•    Future Trends in Security

 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Security Management Advanced Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)

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